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Japan fire kills 11 at home for elderly people

Japan fire kills 11 at home for elderly people

TOKYO: Eleven people died after a fire broke out at a residence for elderly people with financial difficulties in northern Japan, police said on Thursday. Television footage showed the three-storey building engulfed in flames and dozens of firefighters battling... Read more
Supreme Court Bans Sale of Four Milk Brands in Karachi

Supreme Court Bans Sale of Four Milk Brands in Karachi

An Investigation Commission established by the Supreme Court of Pakistan has submitted its report after investigating over 50 pasteurized milk, tea whiteners and milk brands that are sold in Karachi. Supreme Court’s Karachi Registry, while hearing the Suo Motu... Read more
Sindh government imports cancer screening machines from UK

Sindh government imports cancer screening machines from UK

KARACHI: Modern and updated breast cancer screening machines imported from United Kingdom (UK) are in process of being installed at the government hospitals of Thatta, Badin, Mithi, Kotri and Sehwan. Provincial health minister, Dr. Sikandar Mahendero talking to APP... Read more
Cabinet approves two-month extension in Afghan refugees’ stay

Cabinet approves two-month extension in Afghan refugees’ stay

ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet Wednesday approved an extension in the Proof of Registration (PoR) cards for Afghan refugees for two more months, thereby allowing the refugees to stay in Pakistan for another 60 days. The decision was taken during... Read more
Senate Committee Appeals to Halt PIA’s Privatization

Senate Committee Appeals to Halt PIA’s Privatization

The national flag carrier’s privatization is yet again under discussion at the Senate. A Senate panel requested the government to suspend the plan to privatize PIA. Last week, Privatization Minister Daniyal Aziz had stressed that the national airline company... Read more
Two dead, 15 injured as 6.1 strong quake jolts parts of Pakistan

Two dead, 15 injured as 6.1 strong quake jolts parts of Pakistan

Epicentre of 6.1-magnitude earthquake was 35 kilometres south of Jarm in Afghanistan Girl dies after roof of her house caved in in Lasbela, man suffers heart attack in Swat valley LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: A girl child was killed and at least... Read more
Contempt of court: Senator Nehal Hashmi barred from holding public office for 5 years

Contempt of court: Senator Nehal Hashmi barred from holding public office for 5 years

The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced Senator Nehal Hashmi to one-month imprisonment and barred him from holding public office for the next five years as it announced its verdict in the contempt of court case against the former PML-N... Read more